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Great Mosque of Aleppo

Great Mosque of Aleppo

Great Mosque of Aleppo or the Umayyad Mosque of Aleppo, is the largest and one of the oldest mosques in the city of Aleppo, Syria. It was built by the Umayyad caliph Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik in 717 AD. The mosque was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986 as part of the ancient city of Aleppo.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Aleppo Governorate

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 8th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Ancient City of Aleppo

Date of Inscription: 1986

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